Top 10 Beaches in Majorca

Majorca is home to some of the best beaches in Spain. From sandy coves to pebbled beaches, it's not hard to find a beach to suits all tastes. Here is a guide with 10 of our favourite beaches, to help you decide which ones to visit during your villa holidays in Majorca

Cala Agulla

Mallorca - Cala Agulla

Cala Agulla on the north-east of Majorca, boasts fine, golden-brown sand and is perfect for beach games such as volleyball. Surrounded by pine forests and mountains, it lies in a protected area and has the main facilities such as lifeguards on duty, sunbeds to hire, toilets, beach bars and a restaurant. It is 520 metres long and has an average width of 50 metres. The sea is crystal-clear and shallow, great for swimming and for children to play. 

How to get there:

Access via Capdepera, 1.8km away. Travel in the direction of Cala Ratjada before turning at the signpost, which takes you to the car park.

Cala Mondragó

Mallorca - Cala Mondrago

This unspoiled beach on the south of the island and is ideal for families, with fine soft sand, dunes, shallow waters and all the main beach facilities. There are some rocky coves with crystal clear water, which makes it a popular spot for snorkelling. You can also take a tour in a boat with a glass bottom, stopping along the way for a chance for you to jump off and swim.

How to get there:

Despite being tucked away on the south of the island, Mondragó is still relatively easy to get to, by car or bus. It is approximately 30 minutes from Cala d´Or and you can take a tourist train from Porto Pedro in the summer months. Free parking also is available.

Es Trenc

Mallorca - Es Trenc

This is arguably Majorca's most famous beach. Es Trenc offers almost 2 km of pure white sand and transparent water. In this remote and natural setting, the beach has all the facilities such as sunbeds, toilets, restaurants and ramps for the disabled. Children will have a great time playing in the shallow waters. 

How to get there:

Located on the south of the island, Es Trenc is a 15-minute drive from the village of Campos. You can either drive or take a bus. If you drive from Campos, follow the road to Colònia de Sant Jordi (Ma 6040), until you see the signpost ‘Es Trenc’ on the right, which will take you to a car park near the beach.

Cala Formentor

Playa de Formentor, Mallorca 

This northern beach is 1 km long, with an average width of 8 meters and inviting turquoise water. Located next to pine forests and mountains, you can relax on the fine white sand, underneath the shadow of the trees on the beach. An island with plenty of things to see and do, rent pedalos or a jet skis for a day of fun on the water.  

How to get there:

The closest village to this beach is Pollença, 6 km away. There is a car park, although some people choose to park along the road and walk to the beach. Alternatively, you can go to Cala Formentor by bus or a fun way to travel to this beach is by taking a boat from Port de Pollença. After your beach day, you can unwind and explore the beautiful town of Pollença..

Playa de Muro

Playa de Muro, Mallorca 

Playa de Muro is another beach on the north coast. This stretch of soft white sand and dunes has many facilities. With particularly shallow water, this blue flag beach is a great option for families. The favourable winds and characteristics of the bay make it a great place for water sports, such as sailing, jet ski, paragliding, scuba diving and water skiing. You can also take a Boat trip.

How to get there:

Playa de Muro is between the resorts of Alcudia and Can Picafort, close to S’Albufera natural park. Due to the proximity of the park and pine forest, access is limited at both ends of the beach. If you go by car, try to go as early as possible in order to find a parking space nearby, especially in during the busy summer months. Alternatively, you can get there by bus, the bus stop is located just 100 metres from the beach. 


Mallorca - Canyamel

Canyamel is a quiet resort on the north-east of the island, suitable for families with younger children. It is approximately 290 metres long and 80 metres wide, protected by a bay, surrounded by mountains and pine forests.

This natural, Blue Flag beach has fine golden sand and clear turquoise water. Although it does not have a promenade, it offers all the main facilities, such as lifeguards and showers. There are a couple of beach bars for those who wish to enjoy the views with a drink. If you are looking for a bit more action, rent a pedal boat or even take lessons in water sports; with sailing, surfing or diving to choose from. Simply enjoy the crystal-clear water and go snorkelling between the rocks. 

How to get there:

Canyamel is a 10-minute drive from Capdepera. You should be able to find a free parking space. There is also a bus service to this beach. 

Port de Pollença

Mallorca - Port de Pollenca 

Port de Pollença is situated on Majorca's north-east coast. With fine, golden sand the water is pleasant and calm, as the bay protects the beach from strong winds. The views are stunning with the Tramuntana mountains sitting in the background. Water sports are popular here, including windsurfing, sailing and kayaking. Apart from having good facilities, Port de Pollença has a promenade, a marina, plenty of bars and restaurants where you can experience the relaxed vibe of this family resort. 

How to get there:

Travel 6 km east from the town of Port de Pollença. You should have no problem in finding a parking space, as you can park in the streets near the beach, free of charge. There is also a bus stop just 20 metres from the beach. 

Cala Millor

Mallorca - Cala Millor 

Cala Millor is another sandy white beach with shallow clear blue water. Great for families, it is approximately 1.8 km long and 40 metres wide. It has developed into a lively resort, the largest on the island's east coast. Apart from all the beach facilities, it has a wide promenade with bars, restaurants and shops. There are plenty of possibilities for entertainment, such as a tourist train, boat tours and all kinds of water sports. It is also great to visit in non-summer months when you can enjoy its beauty with fewer people around.

How to get there:

This beach is easily accessed by road from all sides. It is located just 3 km from Son Servera. Car parking is available and you can also get there by public bus.

Playa de Alcudia

Platja Port d'Alcudia 

This beach is located on the north-east of the island. It is also one of the most popular resorts with tourists and families due to it having many facilities and being larger than other beaches in the area. The water is calm and pleasant, the gentle currents making it a great place to dive, parasail, ride water bikes, jet skis as well as water ski. Enjoy all this by staying in a holiday home in Alcudia.

How to get there:

Just 2 km from the historical town of Alcudia, by car it is easy to park in the streets behind the beach, get there early as they become busy during the summer months.

Cala Mesquida

Mallorca - Cala Mesquida 

Cala Mesquida is a small and beautiful beach, located on the north-east of the island. This natural cove is approximately 350 metres long and 130 metres wide. It is truly picturesque, with white sand, a wooden walkway, sand dunes and pine trees all laying in a protected area. Away from more built up areas, Cala Mesquida is a quaint resort with a few shops and restaurants. Cala Mesquida is popular with surfers as the waves are bigger than on the neighbouring beaches and the transparent water gives this beach a tropical feel. 

How to get there:

Cala Mesquida is located near the medieval town of Capdepera and the lively city of Palma de Majorca. Take a bus from the town or south-east from Cala Ratjada. The car park is located just 100 metres from the beach. Try to get there early to secure a parking space, especially during the weekend.

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